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Sports Roundup -- Golfers back to winning ways/Maier skips way to silver/Kickers take two on road

Golfers back to winning ways

The Spartan girls golf team returned to winning ways Thursday, running up 128 Stableford points to claim a four-way match win at West Seattle.

Katy Saucier earned 43 Stableford points on the par 37 layout to claim the match medal. She was followed by Jacquie Manalia (31), Rachel Frease (28), Melanie Trygg (26) and Irene Herman (19).

In team scoring, the Spartans outpaced Blanchet (105), Lakeside (69) and Ingraham (47).

The girls head into the Metro League tournament with a final record of 7-1, having lost only to Holy Names by a single point. Metro tourney play runs next Wednesday and Thursday at Jefferson Municipal in Seattle.

Maier skips way to silver

Ali Maier earned a silver medal in freestyle for her age group, as the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers went to the national competition of the United States Amateur Jump Rope Federation in Orlando, Fla.

Other top 20 finishers included Maier (sixth place, female single rope speed ages 12-14, and 13th, female three-minute speed); Becca Doll (12th, freestyle ages 12-14); Collin Lea (12th, male single rope speed ages 12-14); Wendy Tawresey (13th, female triple unders); Tawresey and Kara Vandagrif (14th, pairs freestyle, 18 and over); Maier, Doll, Anna Canfield and Lizzy Sharman (16th, double Dutch pairs freestyle, ages 15-18, and 18th, single rope speed relay, ages 12-14); Lea (17th, male three-minute speed, ages 12-14); and Molly Harrison (18th, freestyle ages 11 and under).

The competition featured 60 teams and 680 competitors.

The Bainbridge team is coached by Tamera McCoskery and Wendy Tawresey. The finals will be broadcast on ESPN2 Oct. 17 and Nov. 14.

Kickers take two on road

The Spartan girls soccer team continued its march with a pair of wins in road contests this week.

Tuesday, the girls downed West Seattle 2-0 on goals by Kelsey Devereaux and Zena Hemmen, with Callie Tift recording the shutout in goal.

Jenine Adam tallied twice on Thursday, with Hemmen and Adrienne Montoya each adding a goal, in a 4-2 over Holy Names.

The team now sports an 8-1-3 overall mark, and concludes home play Tuesday against Blanchet.

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